STRUGGLING UPWARD by HORATIO ALGER JR.
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From the book "Ragged Dick and Struggling Upward", published
by Penguin Books, 1985. Ragged Dick was first published in the
United States by A.K. Loring, 1868. The Introduction written
by Carl Bode is not included in this etext, and is (c)1985 by
Viking Penguin, Inc., all rights reserved. The text itself
is not copyright, and this etext is public domain.
THE WATERBURY WATCH
One Saturday afternoon in January a lively and animated
group of boys were gathered on the western side of a large pond
in the village of Groveton. Prominent among them was a tall,
pleasant-looking young man of twenty-two, the teacher of the
Center Grammar School, Frederic Hooper, A.B., a recent graduate
of Yale College. Evidently there was something of importanc . . .